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After threats, killings, no fans at rivalry football game

Sep. 24, 2021 19:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A football game between two rival Chicago schools will be played without spectators Saturday, capping a tumultuous week of threats and the fatal shootings of two students. Simeon Career Academy and Phillips Academy will play with empty seats at Gately...

Dolphins assistant Rob Leonard in protocols, will miss game

Sep. 24, 2021 19:29 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins will be without outside linebackers coach Rob Leonard for Sunday’s game at Las Vegas because of COVID-19 protocols. The Dolphins made the announcement Friday and said his responsibilities “will be shared amongst the...

Amid injuries, Cowboys try to be coy about rookie Parsons

Sep. 24, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys don't want to give away where Micah Parsons will line up after the versatile rookie linebacker played almost exclusively as a pass rusher in the second game of his career following a midweek switch. Injuries and COVID-19 issues in...

Packers OL Jenkins doubtful for Sunday's game with 49ers

Sep. 24, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins, who has capably replaced 2020 All-Pro left tackle David Bakhtiari to start the season, is doubtful for Sunday night’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. Jenkins injured an ankle during...

Column: Nassib coming out barely a blip for unbeaten Raiders

Sep. 24, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

There are all sorts of storylines swirling around the Las Vegas Raiders. They go into Sunday's game against Miami looking for their first 3-0 start in almost two decades. Quarterback Derek Carr is playing like an MVP. The defense is much improved. ...

Rams starting RB Henderson questionable to play against Bucs

Sep. 24, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams running back Darrell Henderson will be a game-time decision against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Coach Sean McVay said Henderson’s availability would likely depend on pain tolerance after hurting his ribs on the...

Broncos 'backup' Reed has more starts than Chubb, Miller

Sep. 24, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Malik Reed missed practice Friday to deal with a personal issue but will be back this weekend to resume his role as the Denver Broncos' ultimate fill-in. It's hard to think of the third-year outside linebacker as a backup — he's started more...

Jets RB Coleman out vs. Broncos, WR Crowder doubtful

Sep. 24, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson and the New York Jets' offense will likely be without two veteran playmakers in Denver. Running back Tevin Coleman was ruled out Friday for the game against the Broncos on Sunday with a non-COVID-19 illness. Wide receiver Jamison...

Broncos host Jets with chance at first 3-0 start since 2016

Sep. 24, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK JETS (0-2) at DENVER (2-0) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Broncos by 10½, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Jets 0-2; Broncos 2-0. SERIES RECORD: Broncos lead 21-16-1. ...

Chargers' rookie CB Samuel Jr. makes quick adjustment to NFL

Sep. 24, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Asante Samuel Jr. is quickly showing that being a starting cornerback as a rookie isn’t too big for him. The Los Angeles Chargers' second-round draft pick has played well in his first two games, including an interception in last week’s...